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Sesame Street dominates Daytime Emmy Awards

PBS led once again in the children's categories at the Daytime Emmy Awards, claiming 12 wins in the creative arts segment at the 41st annual awards show, which took place Sunday evening in L.A. Nickelodeon was close behind with 10 awards, followed by The Hub with six nods, Cartoon Network with two and Disney Channel with one.
June 23, 2014

PBS led once again in the children’s categories at the Daytime Emmy Awards, claiming 12 wins in the creative arts segment at the 41st annual awards show, which took place Sunday evening in L.A.

Nickelodeon was close behind with 10 awards, followed by The Hub with six nods, Cartoon Network with two and Disney Channel with one.

Sesame Street garnered six awards in total, the most among all daytime shows, including wins for best children’s preschool series and writing for a children’s series.

Other multiple winners in the kid’s categories were Peg + Cat (PBS), which won three awards including outstanding preschool children’s animated program, and Nick’s Peter Rabbit which also grabbed three awards including individual achievement wins for storyboarding and background design.

The Hub Network’s R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour The Series grabbed the outstanding children’s series award, a feat it also accomplished last year, while the recently cancelled Cartoon Network series Star Wars: The Clone Wars keeps earning respect with two wins.

Here are some of the key wins in the children’s categories:

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Children’s Series
R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB)

Outstanding Children’s Preschool Animated Series
Peg + Cat (PBS)

Outstanding Children’s Preschool Series
Sesame Street (PBS)

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
Jessica Honor Carleton, as Snail, Mouse, Monster, Cow and Lion – Green Screen Adventures (MeTV)

Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program
Hayley Faith Negrin, as Peg – Peg + Cat (PBS)

Outstanding Writing In A Preschool Animated Program
Bubble Guppies (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Original Song – Main Title and Promo
Sofia the First (Disney Channel)

Outstanding Writing In a Children’s Series
Sesame Street (PBS)

Visit daytimeemmys.net for a full list of the winners.

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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